Faculty and Staff Postings

Assistant Professor in Cell Biology

The Department of Zoology at the University of British Columbia invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in Cell Biology. This is a tenure track position, with initial appointment to be made at the Assistant Professor level, beginning no earlier than July 1, 2018. We seek an outstanding applicant with an innovative research program that uses a genetic model system to examine fundamental aspects of biology from a cellular and organismal perspective. The position requires a Ph.D. degree, postdoctoral experience and an exceptional research track record. Applicants employing non-mammalian (genetic) model systems are especially encouraged to apply. Deadline for applications is November 1st, 2017.

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Lecturer in Physics and Astronomy

The University of British Columbia invites applications for a Lecturer position in the Department of Physics & Astronomy on the Vancouver campus. This is a 12-month position and will start September 1, 2017. Initial teaching duties would be first year teaching in the PHYS 100 and PHYS 101 streams. Screening of applications will begin July 15, 2017.

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Assistant Professor in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of British Columbia invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the field of Experimental Condensed Matter Physics. The successful candidate will join UBC’s Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute and create an independent research program, which complements the existing strengths of the department. The Quantum Matter Institute of UBC has strong experimental and theoretical groups working on diverse materials, details of which can be found on the Institute website (qmi.ubc.ca). Candidates must have a Ph.D. Degree or equivalent, an outstanding research record, and are expected to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels and to supervise graduate students. The successful candidate will be appointed at the level of Assistant Professor. The deadline for receipt of applications is July 31, 2017.

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Assistant or Associate Professor, Tenure Stream │Canada Research Chair – II in Physical Oceanography

The Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of British Columbia invites applications from outstanding early careers investigators for a Canada Research Chair (CRC) Tier II in the area of Physical Oceanography. The chair can be held at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. The ideal candidate will combine observations and theoretical models to understand ocean currents. This cross-disciplinary research will focus on understanding ocean turbulence over multiple length scales. Applicants should send a detailed curriculum vitae and a one-page summary of their accomplishments to: eoshr@eos.ubc.ca by August 13, 2017. 

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Assistant/Associate Professor, Tenure Stream │Canada Research Chair – II in Ocean Sustainability and Global Change

The Institute of Oceans & Fisheries (IOF) at the University of British Columbia invites applications from outstanding early career investigators for a Canada Research Chair (CRC) - Tier II, in the area of ocean sustainability and global change. The Chair can be held at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Applicants should provide a detailed curriculum vitae and a one-page summary of their accomplishments to IOFDirector@oceans.ubc.ca by August 13, 2017.

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Director, Advanced Materials and Process Engineering Laboratory

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver campus, seeks outstanding internal UBC candidates for the position of Director of the Advanced Materials and Process Engineering Laboratory (AMPEL). The successful candidate must hold an appointment at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor, and must be a current active member of AMPEL. The ideal candidate is a dynamic, visionary and collaborative leader, who will bring people together and build on AMPEL’s strengths in education, research and professional practice as it manages its growth trajectory. The position is for a five year term and will be available on September 1, 2017 or soon after, depending on the completing on the selection process. Nominations and applications are now invited. The deadline for nominations is Monday, July 17, 2017. Review of applications will begin on Monday, July 24, 2017.

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President’s Excellence Chair in Biodiversity Studies

The Biodiversity Research Centre at the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver, Canada, invites applications for a President’s Excellence Chair in Biodiversity Studies. We welcome applications from candidates working in any area of biodiversity research, and on any organisms or ecosystems. Candidates are expected to have an innovative and integrative research program that would extend and complement existing faculty strengths in conservation biology, ecology, evolutionary biology, microbial evolution, physiology, and systematics. We are especially interested in candidates with a track record of effective societal engagement. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree, postdoctoral experience, and an outstanding research program, as well as demonstrated excellence in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level. Review of applications will begin in the fall and will continue until the position is filled (for full consideration, please submit materials by September 18, 2017).

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Assistant Professor in Comparative Animal Physiology and Biomechanics

The Department of Zoology at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, invites applications for a faculty position in Comparative Animal Physiology & Biomechanics. We seek an outstanding individual with an innovative and integrative research program that would extend and complement existing faculty strengths in Comparative Animal Physiology and Biomechanics. The position is tenure track and is expected to be appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree and postdoctoral experience and an excellent research record. The appointment will begin no earlier than July 1, 2018. The deadline for applications is September 1, 2017.

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Staff Postings

UBC Science uses an online recruiting and application process for staff positions. Visit the UBC HR website to view the current list of postings. Internal applicants should apply through Self Service.

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